This little treasure box of stories from USA Today bestselling author Catherine Stine contains three offerings. The first is Blue House Magic, the sequel novella to her popular futuristic Fireseed series. The second is a story called A Strange Penitence. The third is the first chapter of Fireseed One, which kicked off the Fireseed series. This collection is a great introduction to Stine's work.
Blue House Magic: Can Ruby, a talented seer find a cure for the baffling plague drifting down from the enemy north before it's too late?
A Strange Penitence: A young artist pays a supernatural price when a drawing trip turns deadly.
Fireseed One: Set on the future earth, the son of a famous marine biologist must travel to a lethal hot zone with his worst enemy, a girl who helped destroy the world's food source, to search for a mythical hybrid plant that may not even exist.